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New Frontiers in Research: Subconcussive Impacts

New Frontiers in Research: Subconcussive Impacts

Here we explore current research by Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Lyndia Wu, “Investigating Brain Trauma Accumulation from Subconcussive Head Impacts and Differences between Male and Female Ice Hockey Players”  Two projects by UBC Mechanical Engineering faculty members were among the first to receive funding through the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFLF), […]

Congratulations November 2019 Grads!

Congratulations November 2019 Grads!

Congratulations to all of our recent Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering graduates who crossed the stage on November 28th, 2019! In addition to everyone who received their degrees on Thursday, the department extends additional congratulations to all of our award winners who have shown exceptional academic and design achievements in the course […]

Call for Applications: Friedman Award for Scholars in Health – Deadline: March 13, 2020

Friedman Award for Scholars in Health The Friedman Award for Scholars in Health is open to any UBC graduate student or medical resident studying in the area of health. ‘Health’ is interpreted very broadly, and includes health promotion and disease prevention, mental health research, laboratory sciences related to medicine or health, public health, health services […]

Call for Applications: WorksafeBC Research Training Awards – Deadline: January 31, 2020

WorksafeBC Research Training Awards WorksafeBC Research Training Awards are designed to foster the development of occupational health and safety research among graduate students at the master’s and doctoral levels. These awards enable students to undertake full-time research training in B.C. — focusing on occupational illness, injury, and disability. Research projects must address WorkSafeBC’s current research […]

Inside CREATE-U: Mechanical Engineering’s new Undergraduate Research Opportunity

Inside CREATE-U: Mechanical Engineering’s new Undergraduate Research Opportunity

This summer, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is spearheading an exciting new program designed to enable undergraduates to explore what research is all about. Combining Research Experience and Technical Electives for Undergraduates (CREATE-U) is a comprehensive package featuring six credits of coursework and a paid research project in a Mechanical Engineering lab (which can even […]

Media Mention: Global News interviews Dr. Zimmerman on hazardous Delhi air quality

Media Mention: Global News interviews Dr. Zimmerman on hazardous Delhi air quality

Global News interviewed Mechanical Engineering faculty member Dr. Naomi Zimmerman about early November’s hazardous air quality in Delhi, and air pollutant PM 2.5. 

Call for Applications: Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships – Deadline: February 3, 2020

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships The Open Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere. One Open Scholarship is awarded each year. The value has recently been approximately $10,000 but is subject to change. The Traveling Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in […]

Call for Applications: BC Graduate Scholarship (BCGS) – Deadline: December 2, 2019

British Columbia Graduate Scholarship (BCGS) – MASc & PhD The province of British Columbia has funded graduate scholarships in any field of study, with emphasis on research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, and support for Indigenous students. The scholarships of $15,000 will be awarded by graduate programs and disciplinary Faculties. (https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/british-columbia-graduate-scholarship) Application […]

Call for Applications: Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I2) Project – Deadline: December 6, 2019

NASA International Internship (NASA I2) Project The Canadian Space Agency (CSA),  Fulbright Canada and Mitacs have partnered under the Agency’s Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I2) Project. This program will provide opportunities for high performing Canadian students from a variety of STEM disciplines to be part of a 10 week research internship […]

Call for Applications: Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships – Deadline: December 13, 2019

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Up to 20 Trudeau Scholarships are awarded each year to support doctoral students pursuing research in one or more of the four themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World and People and their Natural Environment. Trudeau Scholars are highly gifted individuals who are actively engaged in their […]